Definition of resorcin in English:

resorcin

(also resorcine)

noun

Chemistry
  • Resorcinol.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Chemical News. From French résorcine or its etymon German Resorcin from res- (in classical Latin rēsīna) + Orcin.

Pronunciation

resorcin

/rɪˈzɔːsɪn/